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Academy Award winners Kathy Bates and Jessica Tandy star with Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in this inspiring drama adapted from Fannie Flagg's best-selling novel. When an unhappy housewife (Bates) befriends a lady in a nursing home (Tandy), she hears a remarkable tale of laughter, devotion and a special friendship that defies all obstacles in this heartwarming film from acclaimed director Jon Avnet.
This of course is a classic. It has to be seen to be appreciated. Southern. small town life filled with nostalgia, fun & some sadness, it's a keeper, for sure.Published 7 days ago by Marie T. Magill
I enjoyed the old timey part of the film. the acting was very good. I had always heard it was a bit anti men so I wasn't too anxious to see it. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Lew Grasser
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As someone who has both seen the movie and read the book several times, I feel the need to weigh in here.
In the movie (since most people saw it BEFORE reading the book) Jessica Tandy has a line in her first scene with Kathy Bates (Evelyn) where she states, "I married her brother... Read More
Mar 21, 2009 by Amanda Heffner | See all 96 posts
No... They are not the same person.
A common mistake.
Aug 21, 2012 by D. MacLeod | See all 3 posts
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Did you see "The Help"? It's about the Deep South with probing about relationships among women. I liked it and the book very much.
Aug 27, 2011 by Marjorie Bell | See all 9 posts
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omg. i LOVE marilla! i googled it, and this is all i could find in terms of a reason she was thanked for fried green tomatoes:
Based on Fannie Flagg's 1987 novel, "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe," the screenplay is credited to Flagg, Avnet and (in some of the publicity)... Read More
May 19, 2009 by Julia Fg Smith | See all 2 posts
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In the book it is heavily implied (like gigantic blazing signs) that Idgie and Ruth are in a romantic relationship. (Such as Buddy jr being referred to as Idgie and Ruth's son, the money given by her father to start the cafe is because she now has the responsibility of Ruth and the baby,... Read More
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